Mohanlal has gone in for a image makeover for his next film- Odiyan. The actor plays the role of Manikyam who is the last member of his mysterious tribe Odiyan. He is skilled in their mystical arts and plays the role from age 30 to 65.

To portray his younger self the actor underwent intense physical training and diet. He was monitored by a group of 25 people and has gone down 18 kilos in two months.

The actor recently unveiled his younger self and was praised by industry folks and the public. Superstar Rajinikanth apparently called him and congratulated on his new look and hard work. This was revealed by the film’s director V A Shrikumar.